Best events in Dublin

Check out the top events in Dublin, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Kilmainham Gaol

1. Kilmainham Gaol

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94 local reviews
8 Inchicore Road, Dublin
Closed now
(01) 453 5984
Establishment
Lex
One of the largest unoccupied jails in Europe, covering some of the most heroic & tragic events in Ireland's e…
Cristina
This used to be a jail and it is now a museum. Visit it to get a taste of the history of the city and the even…
EJ
One of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, covering some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland's…
1. Kilmainham Gaol

1. Kilmainham Gaol

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94 local reviews
8 Inchicore Road, Dublin
Closed now
(01) 453 5984
Lex
Lex
One of the largest unoccupied jails in Europe, covering some of the most heroic & tragic events in Ireland's emergence as a modern nation fr…
Cristina
Cristina
This used to be a jail and it is now a museum. Visit it to get a taste of the history of the city and the events related to the rising in 19…
EJ
EJ
One of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, covering some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland's emergence as a modern nation …
2. The Sugar Club

2. The Sugar Club

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9 local reviews
2 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin
Closed now
(01) 678 7188
Establishment
Rithya
For events and guests Dj's
Katrine
A venue with lots of good interesting events as well primarily a music venue. Styled as an old cinema
Andrew
Great late night entertainment with live bands and DJs
2. The Sugar Club

2. The Sugar Club

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9 local reviews
2 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin
Closed now
(01) 678 7188
Rithya
Rithya
For events and guests Dj's
Katrine
Katrine
A venue with lots of good interesting events as well primarily a music venue. Styled as an old cinema
Andrew
Andrew
Great late night entertainment with live bands and DJs
3. Science Gallery

3. Science Gallery

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27 local reviews
Pearse Street, Dublin 2
Closed now
(01) 896 4091
Establishment
Conor
Unmissable mix of science and art, with events and new exhibitions every three months.
Bernadette
It may have ‘science’ in the title, but each exhibition at the gallery proves it to be the most creative, inno…
Andrew
Great for rainy days
3. Science Gallery

3. Science Gallery

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27 local reviews
Pearse Street, Dublin 2
Closed now
(01) 896 4091
Conor
Conor
Unmissable mix of science and art, with events and new exhibitions every three months.
Bernadette
Bernadette
It may have ‘science’ in the title, but each exhibition at the gallery proves it to be the most creative, innovative and artistic venue in I…
Andrew
Andrew
Great for rainy days
4. Whelan's

4. Whelan's

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49 local reviews
25 Wexford Street, Dublin
Closed now
(01) 478 0766
Establishment
Jennifer
Great Pub with good music and area for events.
Weichun
Bustling pub with live music events.
Daragh
Pub and live music venue. Busy most nights. Mixed age crowd (depending on who's playing).
4. Whelan's

4. Whelan's

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49 local reviews
25 Wexford Street, Dublin
Closed now
(01) 478 0766
Jennifer
Jennifer
Great Pub with good music and area for events.
Weichun
Weichun
Bustling pub with live music events.
Daragh
Daragh
Pub and live music venue. Busy most nights. Mixed age crowd (depending on who's playing).
5. The O2

5. The O2

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44 local reviews
The O2
(01) 819 8888
Establishment
enda
Originally - The Point Theatre - the original concert and events venue. Cross over The Samuel Beckett Bridge. …
Richard
Was the O2, and before that Point Depot ...made its name for hosting big music events. Luckily a comfortable w…
Andy
Well known stadium where there are many concerts and events on throughout the year.
5. The O2

5. The O2

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44 local reviews
The O2
(01) 819 8888
enda
enda
Originally - The Point Theatre - the original concert and events venue. Cross over The Samuel Beckett Bridge. Fabulous lights at night.
Richard
Richard
Was the O2, and before that Point Depot ...made its name for hosting big music events. Luckily a comfortable walk back to the apt ...because…
Andy
Andy
Well known stadium where there are many concerts and events on throughout the year.
6. Croke Park Stadium

6. Croke Park Stadium

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59 local reviews
3 Jones's Road, Dublin
(01) 819 2300
Establishment
Gill & Máirtín
Gigs and sporting events.
Marianne
The third largest stadium in Europe and home to the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). The stadium has been th…
Peter
Another big arena for big sporting events and concerts, accessible also on the DART line
6. Croke Park Stadium

6. Croke Park Stadium

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59 local reviews
3 Jones's Road, Dublin
(01) 819 2300
Gill & Máirtín
Gill & Máirtín
Gigs and sporting events.
Marianne
Marianne
The third largest stadium in Europe and home to the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). The stadium has been the venue for important events i…
Peter
Peter
Another big arena for big sporting events and concerts, accessible also on the DART line
7. Punchestown Racecourse

7. Punchestown Racecourse

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6 local reviews
Punchestown Racecourse, Naas
(045) 897 704
Establishment
Tony
Horse racing and events
Laura
Regular race meetings and events held here. The biggest being the 5 day racing festival at the end of April. M…
Céire
World famous racecourse, renowned for hunt racing, equestrian & field sports. Festival takes place each May.
7. Punchestown Racecourse

7. Punchestown Racecourse

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6 local reviews
Punchestown Racecourse, Naas
(045) 897 704
Tony
Tony
Horse racing and events
Laura
Laura
Regular race meetings and events held here. The biggest being the 5 day racing festival at the end of April. Mix and mingle with the locals …
Céire
Céire
World famous racecourse, renowned for hunt racing, equestrian & field sports. Festival takes place each May.
8. Dublin Food Co-op

8. Dublin Food Co-op

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9 local reviews
12 Newmarket, Dublin
Closed now
(01) 454 4258
Establishment
Marion and Cyril
Ireland's leading member-owned cooperative serving organic and fairtrade food - special events on Sundays like…
Charlotte
Great atmosphere at the weekends at their various markets and events
Alice
Organic food market also had flea market on last Sunday of every month
8. Dublin Food Co-op

8. Dublin Food Co-op

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9 local reviews
12 Newmarket, Dublin
Closed now
(01) 454 4258
Marion and Cyril
Marion and Cyril
Ireland's leading member-owned cooperative serving organic and fairtrade food - special events on Sundays like flea markets and vintage fair…
Charlotte
Charlotte
Great atmosphere at the weekends at their various markets and events
Alice
Alice
Organic food market also had flea market on last Sunday of every month
9. Aviva Stadium

9. Aviva Stadium

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55 local reviews
Lansdowne Rd, Dublin
(01) 238 2300
StadiumEstablishment
Richard
Home of International Rugby and Soccer matches Lansdowne Road Stadium was redeveloped in the last few years. I…
Una
For concerts, rugby matches & events or just do the tour of the stadium. Open 10am-4pm... tours run every hour…
Andrea
Official site of the soccer, rugby, and concert venue. Includes history, location and transport information, a…
9. Aviva Stadium

9. Aviva Stadium

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55 local reviews
Lansdowne Rd, Dublin
(01) 238 2300
Richard
Richard
Home of International Rugby and Soccer matches Lansdowne Road Stadium was redeveloped in the last few years. It also hosts bigger outdoor mu…
Una
Una
For concerts, rugby matches & events or just do the tour of the stadium. Open 10am-4pm... tours run every hour on the hour. Call in advance …
Andrea
Andrea
Official site of the soccer, rugby, and concert venue. Includes history, location and transport information, and event calendar.
10. Phoenix Park

10. Phoenix Park

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236 local reviews
Phoenix Park, Dublin
NeighborhoodPolitical
Martina
Phoenix Park is an urban park in Dublin, Ireland, lying 2–4 km west of the city centre, north of the River Li…
Joan
I believe this is the biggest enclosed park in any European city. It has dozens of sports clubs and pitches - …
Sharon
The 1,750 acres of Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed recreational space in any European city and houses Ara…
10. Phoenix Park

10. Phoenix Park

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236 local reviews
Phoenix Park, Dublin
Martina
Martina
Phoenix Park is an urban park in Dublin, Ireland, lying 2–4 km west of the city centre, north of the River Liffey. Its 11 km perimeter wall…
Joan
Joan
I believe this is the biggest enclosed park in any European city. It has dozens of sports clubs and pitches - soccer, rugby, GAA, cricket, p…
Sharon
Sharon
The 1,750 acres of Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed recreational space in any European city and houses Aras an Uachtarain (the President…
11. Third Space

11. Third Space

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21 local reviews
Third Space, Dublin
Closed now
(01) 873 4509
Establishment
Catherine & Jim
Simple food in a casual neighbourhood eatery hosting community events, live music and art exhibits.
Jean
Simple food in a casual neighbourhood eatry hosting community events, live music and art exhibits.
Claire And Jo
Coffee shop in Smithfield.
11. Third Space

11. Third Space

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21 local reviews
Third Space, Dublin
Closed now
(01) 873 4509
Catherine & Jim
Catherine & Jim
Simple food in a casual neighbourhood eatery hosting community events, live music and art exhibits.
Jean
Jean
Simple food in a casual neighbourhood eatry hosting community events, live music and art exhibits.
Claire And Jo
Claire And Jo
Coffee shop in Smithfield.
12. Grand canal Dock

12. Grand canal Dock

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20 local reviews
Grand canal Dock, Dublin
NeighborhoodPolitical
Cosmin
Close by and very lively area. Some events are also organized there in the weekends.
Nicoleta
Close by and very lively area. Some events are also organized there in the weekends.
Ashton
Use the DART train to go up & down the coast of Dublin. Head North to Howth or Malahide for a sea walk and fis…
12. Grand canal Dock

12. Grand canal Dock

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20 local reviews
Grand canal Dock, Dublin
Cosmin
Cosmin
Close by and very lively area. Some events are also organized there in the weekends.
Nicoleta
Nicoleta
Close by and very lively area. Some events are also organized there in the weekends.
Ashton
Ashton
Use the DART train to go up & down the coast of Dublin. Head North to Howth or Malahide for a sea walk and fish and chips (lighthouse walk i…